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Pacific Ocean / Fishing Rights #326940

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 13, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) American fishermen reported opposed to illegal raids on salmon fisheries in Pacific Ocean by Asian boats. Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) Threat of pirate fishermen, mostly from Taiwan, to United States commercial fishermen from Washington featured; details given, scenes shown. [Fisherman Bryan BENKMAN - comments.] [National Marine Fisheries Service spokesperson Wayne LEWIS - explains extent of illegal fishing.] Tech. of pirate fishing examined. [National Marine Fisheries Service spokesperson Rolland SCHMITTEN - comments.] Problems for Coast Guard in combating Taiwanese fishing noted; scenes shown from Coast Guard tape. [SEACOPS spokesperson Warren BALLARD - says food chain is being threatened.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Bowen, Jerry

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